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Some Good Economic News This Week

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Some Good Economic News This Week

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Some Good Economic News This Week

Some Good Economic News This Week

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It's been a long time since we could say this, but the nation's banks actually had a pretty good week. One of the largest banks, Wells Fargo, said it made a lot more money than it expected during the first three months of the year. Bank stocks, which have been in the basement for a long time, actually finished the week higher.

Guest host Linda Wertheimer talks to NPR's Jim Zarroli about what lies ahead for the banking industry.

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